What is Twitter? It’s a bit like being able to send a text message or sms to anyone who wants to subscribe to updates. The posts are very short and take the form of chat. Each post is a maximum of 140 characters. A great way for learners to engage with English on a daily basis without all the stress of having to produce a polished blog post. Learners can follow a twitter feed on any topic of interest and bring these little snippets to class as lesson warmers. They can be the first step in learner autonomy. Here’s how to get started.

How could your learners use Twitter?

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